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  • Letter of the Greek Alphabet. Writen in lower case : [math]\alpha\,[/math]. Writen in upper case: [math]\Alpha\,[/math].
  • Used in mathematics as:
    • The symbol for Angular Acceleration.
    • The first angle in a triangle, generally opposite the side A

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Alpha (uppercase Α, lowercase α; Greek: Αλφα) is the first letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 1.

This extract is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license. It uses material from the article "Alpha (letter)", retrieved 5 Jan 2009.


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